8th Apr 2019 The CIF National Crane Count has highlighted a concerningly low number of cranes located outside of the Dublin region. New figures show that regional crane counts are not even 10% of those in Dublin, demonstrating a lack of construction activity outside the capital.
CIF Blog: Brexit may dampen economic gains throughout 2019, but healthy construction growth is still expected1st Feb 2019 While Brexit will no doubt cast a shadow on the construction industry in 2019, the sector can expect strong but moderate growth during the year, writes Jeanette Mair, Economic and Policy Research Executive, with the CIF.
10th Sep 2018 Conor Gunn, EY Ireland, explains why the timely delivery of core civil infrastructure is essential to the successful delivery of key components of the National Development Plan.
Budget is an opportunity to remove a number of blockages in delivery of essential housing and infrastructure16th Aug 2018 The Construction Industry Federation has stated that the delivery of transformative housing and infrastructure requires more effective coordination between industry and government in three key areas: investing in skills and R&D, enhancing infrastructure delivery and removing barriers to...
23rd Jul 2018 There is no doubting that residential construction is currently in an expansionary phase. However, considering new dwelling completion data published by the CSO in June 2018, the CIF has now revised its forecast for the total number of new units to be completed in 2018.
5th Jun 2018 “We should be building bridges not walls for the construction diaspora to return because the industry needs their skills and expertise to deliver housing and infrastructure”
17th Apr 2018 Shane MacSweeney, Partner, EY, sets out what he believes needs to be put in place to deliver the objectives of Ireland 2040 Our Plan
11th Apr 2018 Founded in 1987 in Co Clare by Louis Keating, Keating operates across Civil, Building and Marine Engineering Sectors.
9th Apr 2018 In the bruhaha around the communications of Project Ireland 2040, very little media commentary focused on how this transformative plan will be implemented. The visionary plan is contingent on regional construction companies being in a position to deliver the housing and infrastructure required to...
15th Mar 2018 The announcement of the National Planning Framework and National Development Plan is a potential game-changer for the Irish economy and society. The ambition of both documents is to be lauded. Ireland has, for a decade, neglected infrastructure investment and this investment will see us move from...